Hyundai Santa Cruz Owners & Service Manuals

Hyundai Santa Cruz: Braking System / Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC)

Hill-Start Assist Control helps prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards when starting a vehicle from a stop on a hill. The system operates the brakes automatically for approximately 2 seconds and releases when the accelerator pedal is depressed.


Always be ready to depress the accelerator pedal when starting off an incline. Hill-Start Assist Control activates only for approximately 2 seconds.


  • Hill-Start Assist Control does not operate when the gear is shifted to P (Park) or N (Neutral).
  • Hill-Start Assist Control activates even when the ESC (Electronic Stability Control) is off. However, it does not activate, when ESC does not operate normally.
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